Most of the current power infrastructure work in Pakistan relies heavily on China expertise and resources.
The MDP maintains its stance that the Elections Commission must be reconstituted.
The presidential election campaign is in full swing with both sides going door to door across the country.
Religious scholars are opposed to a female vice presidential candidate for the coalition's joint ticket.
India urged "credible restoration of the political process" before September's presidential election.
Coalition partners disagree on foreign judges and shifting to a parliamentary system.
Amendments to electoral laws were voted through with only 34 out of 85 MPs present.
The president slammed foreign interference and vowed harsh punishments for Maldivians who insult Islam.
Environmentalists question the consistency of policies to discourage plastic consumption.
The housing minister made 'false and defamatory' remarks, according to the council.
The main opposition has five focus areas in its manifesto.
One minister hoped 'honest campaigning' could now begin.
Debate is raging about who should be the main opposition's presidential candidate.
The veteran lawmaker was appointed in a unanimous decision by 791 delegates at the MDP's congress.
There were irregularities in the trials of the two top judges, said the UN rights expert.
The breakthrough came after weeks of indecision and bickering between the coalition partners.
Nasheed said he was acquiescing to concerns that MDP could be left without a candidate.